The research examines the required conditions and suitable model of Vertical Hub for Malaysian Electronics SMIs. The conditions required for a Vertical Hub were found in the Malaysian Electronics SMI sector and therefore, a Vertical Hub was supported. This research also reveals that the nature of transactions and business arrangements in the Malaysian Electronics SMI sector best suited the Exchange model of the Vertical Hub. The results of this study have both theoretical and practical implications
Singh, Kamal Jit; Ritchie, Barry; and Xu, Jun, "Adopting Electronic Commerce as a Competitive Strategy in Malaysian Electronics Smis" (2005). ICEB 2005 Proceedings. 122.